Nearly each Wednesday throughout the highschool season, VolleyballMag.com acknowledges a Dream Staff of highschool volleyball gamers who had been standouts the week earlier than.
Most weeks, the eight-girl Dream Staff will include the next:
Setter, S/RS or RS
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VolleyballMag.com HS DREAM TEAM for November 15
S: Maria Drapp, 5-9 Sr., Mercy McAuley (Cincinnati, Ohio) – The Bradley College recruit collected 46 assists and added 12 digs, 5 kills and two aces to guide Mercy McAuley previous Gilmour Academy in a five-set thriller for the Ohio Div. II title.
S/RS: Isabelle Bardin, 6-3 Jr., Flint Hill (Oakton, Virginia) – The Huskies received their thirteenth VISAA Division I state championship over the previous 14 seasons and Bardin had an enormous function within the final result. For the primary two units, Bardin set and hit on the suitable and helped decelerate Bishop O’Connell’s Div. I recruit. In set 4, Bardin moved to the left pin and excelled there as properly. She completed the four-set win with 18 kills, 14 digs, 20 assists, two enormous blocks and two aces. “Her capacity to play anyplace we want her to was key in profitable the state championship,” mentioned coach Jenna McGann.
OH: Teraya Sigler, 6-2 Jr., Horizon (Scottsdale, Arizona) — Arguably the most effective participant nationally within the 2025 class, Sigler, a Nebraska recruit, recorded 30 kills and 29 digs to guide Horizon previous Millennium in 5 units for the Arizona 5A title. The Huskies received their third straight championship by profitable the primary two units in additional time after which holding on towards a troublesome Tiger group.
OH: Lydia Chinchar, 6-1 Fr., Carrollwood Day (Tampa, Florida) – One of many nation’s elite freshmen, Chinchar recorded 35 kills, 19 digs and a pair of.5 blocks to guide the Patriots previous Westminster Christian for his or her first Florida title in Class 3A.
OH: Elise Marchal, 6-0 Sr., Kings (Kings Mill, Ohio)–Marchal set an Ohio state event report with 28 kills in a three-set match as Kings overcame Olentangy Orange to win its first-ever Division I title. Marchal, an App State signee, completed the state event with 47 kills, 23 digs, 4 blocks and three aces. Kings turned the primary public faculty from Southwest Ohio to win a Division I title in nearly 30 years.
MB: Jackie Taylor, 6-1 Sr., Gulliver Prep (Miami, Florida) – The daughter of former NFL nice Sean Taylor had a monster match to guide the Raiders previous Bishop Moore for the Florida 4A title, their first. The North Carolina signee amassed 26 kills and 6.5 blocks for a Gulliver group three years faraway from a one-win season.
MB: Adrianna Arquette, 6-0 Sr., Kamehameha-Kapalama (Honolulu, Hawaii) — One yr after lacking the state event for the primary time in 21 years, Kamehameha sits cease the Hawaii volleyball scene as soon as once more. Sparked by Arquette, a College of Hawaii recruit, the Warriors defeated ILH rival Punahou in 4 for the Div. 1 title. Arquette was named Most Excellent Participant after delivering 17 kills, 18 digs and 6 blocks.
Libero: Bella Lee, 5-5 Sr., Plant (Tampa. Florida) – Lee, a Florida Gator recruit, had 30 digs to guide the Panthers previous Winter Park in three units for the Florida 7A title. The Panthers have now received 12 titles all-time.
Additionally thought of (by place, so as of consideration)
S: Stella Swenson, 6-2 Sr., Wayzata (Plymouth, Minnesota) – Swenson, a College of Minnesota signee, had 32 assists and 5 kills to assist the Trojans sweep three shut units versus New Prague within the Minnesota 4A championship match. The win capped an ideal 34-0 season for Wayzata and was the Trojans’ fourth straight state title with Swenson operating the offense.
S/RS: Addy Horner, 6-3 Jr., St. Francis (Wheaton, Illinois) – One of many high juniors within the nation, Horner placed on a present in main the Spartans to a repeat title in Illinois Class 3A. She had 12 kills, 13 assists, six digs and two aces in a 26-24, 27-25 semifinal win over Morton. She then stuffed the stat sheet within the three-set ultimate versus Lincoln, recording 13 kills, 23 assists, 17 digs and three blocks.
S: Chloe Elarton, 6-0 Jr. S, Valor Christian (Highlands Ranch, Colorado) – Elarton recorded 57 assists, 22 digs, three blocks and two aces in a troublesome five-set Colorado 5A championship match win over Fossil Ridge. The Eagles have now received 58 straight matches and two titles over the previous two years.
S: Abby Yoder, 5-10 Sr., Kings (Kings Mill, Ohio) — The Ohio State signee contributed 38 assists, 9 digs, 4 kills and two aces because the Knights overcame Olentangy Orange to seize their first Ohio Division I state title.
S: Gabby Marcello, 5-8 Sr., Dominican (New Orleans, Louisiana) – Marcello recorded 63 assists and 16 digs to assist Dominican win its fourth straight Louisiana Div. I title, in 4 units over perennial energy Mount Carmel.
S: Molly Pietlock, 5-6 Sr., Tower Hill (Wilmington, Delaware) — Pietlock recorded 8 kills, 18 assists, 12 digs and three blocks to guide the Hillers to a repeat title in Delaware. Tower Hill, seeded ninth, upset top-seeded St. Mark’s within the ultimate, with Pietlock incomes her 1,000th profession help in the course of the match.
S: Clara Yu, 5-10 Sr., Georgetown Day (Washington D.C.) – Yu contributed 25 assists, 14 digs, 4 and three aces as Georgetown Day dominated Jackson-Reed to take the District of Columbia title, its second in as a few years. The Mighty Grasshoppers didn’t drop a set all through the DCSAA event.
S: Sahara Morken, 5-4 Jr., Mabel-Canton (Mabel, Minnesota) – Morken helped the Cougars place third within the Minnesota 1A State Event. In three event matches protecting 12 units, Morken amassed 137 assists and 60 digs. She made the All-State Event Staff for the second straight yr.
S: Landry Zapalac, 5-5 Soph., Schulenburg (Texas) – Over 13 units final week, in three wins that despatched the Shorthorns on to the 2A state event, Zapalac totaled 136 assists, together with 58 within the regional semifinal and 44 within the regional ultimate.
OH: Ayanna Watson, 6-4 Soph., Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nevada) – Watson had 32 kills and 14 digs to assist the Gaels dethrone Coronado in 4 units for the Nevada 5A title. Gorman was undefeated all yr towards in-state competitors.
OH: Ellie White, 5-11 Sr., Mom McAuley (Chicago, Illinois) – White, a College of Michigan setter recruit, led the Mighty Macs to a second straight Illinois Class 4A title whereas hitting on the skin. The senior recorded a double-double (10 kills; 10 digs) in a semifinal sweep of Barrington, then produced 18 kills and eight digs in Mom McAuley’s 2-1 win over mighty Benet Academy for the title in a rematch of final yr’s championship showdown.
OH: Delaney Russell, 5-10 Sr., Valor Christian (Highlands Ranch, Colorado) – Russell had 24 kills, 15 digs and 5 aces in a troublesome five-set Colorado 5A championship match win over Fossil Ridge. The Eagles have now received 58 straight matches and two titles over the previous two years.
OH: Tekoa Barnes, 5-9 Jr., Boca Raton Christian (Boca Raton, Florida) – The Blazers got here inside a breath of the Florida 2A title this week, due to Barnes. The Oklahoma recruit terminated 38 instances and had 25 digs, two aces and two blocks within the five-set loss.
OH: Camryn Chatelier, 5-10 Sr., Dominican (New Orleans, Louisiana) – Chatelier capped an incredible four-year profession with 24 kills and 21 digs as Dominican bought by Mount Carmel in 4 for the Louisiana Div. I title, the fourth straight for the varsity.
OH: Connor Rahn, 6-1 Sr., Middleburg (Florida) – Rahn amassed 24 kills and 13 digs within the Broncos’ sweep of Barron Collier for his or her first Florida 5A title. Rahn is a College of Tampa recruit.
OH: Devyn Wiest, 6-2 Jr., O’Connor (Phoenix, Arizona) – Wiest had 18 kills, 17 digs and 5 assists to assist O’Connor cap an historic season with the Arizona 6A title, a four-set overcome Perry. Wiest has dedicated to Utah.
OH: Maggie Dostic, 6-1 Jr., Plant (Tampa, Florida) – Dostic, one of many high juniors within the Sunshine State, had 18 kills and 16 digs to guide the Panthers previous Winter Park in three units for the Florida 7A title. The Panthers have now received 12 titles all-time.
OH: Kourtney Grossman, 6-0 Sr., Billings West (Billings, Montana) – The Jap Washington recruit had 16 kills,. 11 digs and three aces because the Grizzlies capped a 31-0 season with a four-set win over Bozeman for the Montana AA title.
OH: Sami Soderlund, 6-2 Jr., Seacrest Nation Day (Naples, Florida) – Soderlund, a Georgetown recruit, delivered 25 kills and 10 assists to assist the Stingrays win a 3rd straight 2A title, in 5 over Boca Raton Christian. One of many kills was the match winner for Seacrest, which set a faculty report for wins in a season with 29.
OH: Gigi Artiles, 6-2 Jr., Westminster Christian (Miami, Florida) – Artiles had 26 kills and 22 digs, however the Warriors nonetheless fell quick within the Florida 3A title match for the third consecutive yr.
OH: Ella Kratochvil, 5-10 Sr., Pequot Lakes (Minnesota) – Kratochvil had 20 kills and 11 digs to guide the senior-dominated Patriots to the Minnesota Class 2A title, their first in program historical past.
OH: Sophia Bonnaffee, 5-7 Sr., Archbishop Hannan (Covington, Louisiana) – A four-year starter, Bonnaffee had 24 kills and 10 digs to propel the Hawks previous E.D. White in straight units for the Louisiana Div. III title. With Bonnaffee anchoring the lineup, the Hawks received state three of the previous 4 years.
OH: Angelina Guerrero, 5-8 Sr., Durango (Las Vegas, Nevada) – Guerrero put the Trailblazers on her again and led them to the Nevada 4A title, in 4 over Legacy. The senior completed the championship match with 32 kills, 18 digs and three aces.
OH: Emmrie Marx, 5-9 Jr., Schulenburg (Texas) – Marx had 44 kills over three matches final week to guide the Shorthorns to the UIL 2A state event. One in every of her 20 kills within the Regional ultimate was No. 500 on the yr.
MB: Rylee Pitney, 6-3 Sr., Wasilla (Alaska) – Alaska’s high participant this yr, Pitney backed up her credentials by scoring the primary and final factors of the 4A ultimate, and lots of in between, as Wasilla turned the primary faculty to win 4A apart from Dimond or South Anchorage in 17 years. She was named Most Excellent Participant for her efforts.
MB: Meredith Magliolo, 6-1 Sr., Schulenburg (Texas) – Magliolo had 30 kills and 16 blocks over three match wins to assist ship the Shorthorns to the 2A state semifinals. She was significantly potent in two fifth units within the regional event, together with delivering the kill that despatched Schulenburg on to State.
Libero: Evie Huang, 5-4 Soph., Flint Hill (Oakton, Virginia) – Huang’s protection was vital to the Huskies profitable one other VISAA Div. I title this week. She had 29 digs, two aces and 4 assists in a semifinal sweep, then recorded 27 digs and three aces and went on a vital serving run within the ultimate to assist Flint Hill overcome Bishop O’Connell in 4 units.
Libero: Abby Romero, 5-5 Sr., Immaculate Coronary heart Academy (Washington Township, New Jersey) – Romero had 23 digs to guide IHA previous Paul VI for the New Jersey Non-Public A title. The Blue Eagles have received state 15 of the previous 16 years.
Libero: Nola Sevin, 5-6 Sr., Mount Carmel Academy (New Orleans, Louisiana) – Sevin had 40 digs and 18 receptions over 4 units for the Cubs, who couldn’t overcome Dominican within the Louisiana Div. I title tilt.
Libero: Kieryn Adams, 5-3 Sr., Schuleburg (Texas) – Adams had 75 digs over 10 units to assist Schulenburg get previous two regional opponents to make the UIL 2A state event. She surpassed 1,000 digs for the season within the regional ultimate.